Word leaks that the 7″ iPad may be coming after all. While Apple focuses on making their tablet smaller, Amazon goes the other way and plans a 10″ version of the Kindle Fire. We’re talking tablets, Comic-Con, Ant Man, and throwing a special shout out in our Nerd History segment this week.
Mobile App of the Week:
- TBS Big Bang Theory app for iOS and Android
- The annual Comic Con was in San Diego again over the weekend.
- Check out our Facebook wall for lots of photos posted from Violet Bassett-Mathy. She was all over the scene and got some fun pics. Thanks Violet!
- New footage from Man of Steel debuted. Safe bet we’ll see it during The Dark Knight Rises this weekend.
- Iron Man 3 panel was there and debuted the last IM suit.
- Cap and Thor sequels got official titles. Ant Man footage shown and wowed the crowd. Ant Man???
- Oh, oh. This is trouble. A Skype glitch sends messages to the wrong contacts.
- Yahoo suffers from embarassing password breach one day, then gets a new CEO the next as Marissa Mayer leaves Google to take over.
- Apple to begin using iCloud.com email addresses with iOS 6 Beta 3. Users of MobileMe will have their me.com addresses migrated.
- Apple leaks word that a smaller iPad is coming. Meanwhile Amazon is working on a larger version of the Kindle Fire.
- Need a frequency poster?
This Week in Nerd History:
- July 16, 1935 – The world’s first parking meter is installed in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
- July 18, 1989 – First flight of the B-2 Spirit Stealth Bomber.
- July 16, 1996 – Words from Nerds guest host Stephanie Kresic enters the Matrix.